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Painting Stratford: Mountain Galleries East presents Artist Peter Cheung

Mountain Galleries East is proud to welcome Canadian artist Peter Cheung as our Artist in Residence during the Stratford Music Festival.

Peter joins us on Friday, July 31st until Sunday, August 2nd to paint Plein Air (outdoors) around the beautiful city of Stratford. Accompanied by the musical performances of the Music Festival, Peter will look to find inspiration for his pieces from the surrounding nature, music, architecture and people of Stratford.

Will you be visiting Stratford this weekend? Keep an eye out for Peter set up; along the river, in Market Square or in the gardens and feel free to say hello and ask him about his artistic process, experiences and life as a prominent Canadian artist!

When:  Jul. 31st to Aug. 2nd, 2020
Where: Mountain Galleries East, Stratford
Cost: free

Open Kitchen @Home | Meal Kit with Video Instruction | Sourdough Bread


Learn to make sourdough at home with written and video instructions, recipes and starter culture from the pros at Stratford Chefs School with Chef Instructor: Eli Silverthorne


1 Litre living sourdough culture

3 Sourdough recipes: Traditional Sourdough, Walnut Currant, Caraway Rye

Video tutorials, detailed downloadable instruction and recipe booklet, with bread “trouble shooting” guide.

Need Sourdough making equipment? | Visit or call Bradshaw's & Kitchen Detail

519-271-6283 or www.Bradshaws.ca

PLACE YOUR ORDER by Thursday, July 30 at 12 noon for pick up Saturday, August 1 between 4 - 6pm

When:  Saturday Aug. 1st, 2020
Where: Stratford Chefs School Kitchens, Stratford
Cost: $12.50 per person ($11.90 + 5% service fee*)
Contact: 519-271-1414

Despicable Me 3 - Movies Under the Stars - Parking Lot Edition

Gru meets his long-lost twin brother Dru, after getting fired from the Anti-Villain League. However, the siblings find themselves at loggerheads with a child actor-turned-villain.

Gates open at 7:30 pm.  Concessions are not offered on-site.  Please bring any snacks and beverages with you.  Portable washrooms are located adjacent to the Stratford Perth Family YMCA.  We encourage you to wear a mash when leaving your vehicle area.

When:  Saturday Aug. 1st, 2020
Where: Grand Trunk Shops Parking Lot, Stratford
Cost: $15/A, $5/CH (6 - 12 years)

Open Kitchen @Home | Meal Kit with Video Instruction | Greek

Make and enjoy simple and fresh Greek cuisine at home with chef instructor:  Eli Silverthorne

We’ll do the prep; you’ll finish simple and fresh Greek cuisine in your home! You’ll learn about making superb spanokopita, thick tzatziki, and a fresh flat bread made entirely by hand with no oven required. A super simple, yet inspirational, dessert – no cooking needed – will finish things off. Opa!

GREEK MEAL KIT includes all pre-measured and prepped components for the following:

Spanokopita with house Tzatziki

Greek Chicken Flat Bread

Orzo Pasta with pea, mint, feta & grilled zucchini

Compressed Watermelon with yogurt, pistachio and rose water

PLACE YOUR ORDER by 12 noon Thursday, July 30

PICK UP is at the SCS Kitchens, 136 Ontario Street, on Saturday, August 1 between 4 – 6pm.

Take it home and start cooking!

When:  Saturday Aug. 1st, 2020
Where: Stratford Chefs School Kitchens, Stratford
Cost: $32 per person ($30.48 + 5% service fee)
Contact: 519-271-1414

Adult Summer Reading on Beanstack

We may still be closed but we’re still here for you with something brand new for Adult Summer Reading!  Check out the reading challenges on Beanstack, our new app!  Starting July 1st, get inspired by nature, learn reflection and introspection skills, or just unplug and be a kid for a day… or two. Pre-register for the August challenges that will have you facing your fears and examining your perceptions.  It’s all new, it’s all online, and it’s all summer long at SPL!  Head to https://stratford.library.on.ca/beanstackhow to learn more and sign on!


When: Open Daily from Jun. 23rd to Aug. 31st, 2020
Where: Stratford Public library website
Contact: 519-271-0220